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Page 14 - expenditure" includes a payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, or gift of money or anything of value, and includes a contract, promise, or agreement, whether or not legally enforceable, to make an expenditure. (c) The term "person" includes an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons.
Page 51 - A representative of the United States must be of the age of twentyfive years; must have been seven years a citizen of the United States; must at the time of his election be an inhabitant of the State he is to represent, and during the time of his service must be in no office under the United States.
Page 51 - ... qualifications of property either for those who may elect, or be elected. But this forms no part of the power to be conferred upon the national government. Its authority would be expressly restricted to the regulation of the times, the places, and the manner of elections.
Page 14 - Secretary" means the Secretary of the Senate of the United States; (i) The term "State" includes Territory and possession of the United States. SEC. 303. (a) Every political committee shall have a chairman and a treasurer. No contribution shall be accepted, and no expenditure made, by or on behalf of a political committee for the purpose of influencing an election until such chairman and treasurer have been chosen.
Page 14 - political committee" includes any committee, association, or organization which accepts contributions or makes expenditures for the purpose of influencing or attempting to influence the election of candidates or presidential...
Page 64 - ... establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty...
Page 37 - Among the various modes which might have been devised for constituting this branch of the government, that which has been proposed by the convention is probably the most congenial with the public opinion.
Page 37 - In this spirit it may be remarked that the equal vote allowed to each State is at once a constitutional recognition of the portion of sovereignty remaining in the individual States, and an instrument for preserving that residuary sovereignty.
Page 50 - The house of representatives of the freemen of this commonwealth shall consist of persons most noted for wisdom and virtue, to be chosen by the freemen of every city and county of this commonwealth respectively. And no person shall be elected unless he has resided in the city or county for which he shall be chosen two years immediately before the said election; nor shall any member, while he continues such, hold any other office, except in the militia.
Page 1 - Washington, DC The committee met, pursuant to the call of the chairman, at 10 o'clock am in the committee room, Capitol, Senator Wesley L.